Lloyds Tops Most Popular Stocks List

Lloyds remains the most popular stock on Morningstar.co.uk for the 19th consecutive month, joined by utilities companies

Karen Kwok 2 May, 2017 | 4:20PM

Lloyds Banking Group (LLOY) reported strong earnings last Friday, boosting investors’ confidence in the company. Lloyds has topped the list of the most popular stocks on Morningstar.co.uk for the last 19 months in a row, as the bank’s fortunes have steadily increased.

Coming second on April’s most popular list was fertilizer provider Sirius Minerals (SXX), followed by energy giant BP (BP.) which has today announced tripled profits for the first three months of 2017.

Utilities stocks were also on Morningstar readers’ radar last month; their shares prices fell as the Conservative Party announced plans to cap energy bills if they win the General Election in June. National Grid (NG.) and Centrica (CNA) came fifth and ninth in the most watched list last month.

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
Rating
BP PLC247.65 GBP0.00
BT Group PLC116.80 GBP0.00
Carillion PLC14.20 GBP0.00
Centrica PLC44.12 GBP0.00
GlaxoSmithKline PLC1,370.00 GBP0.00
Legal & General Group PLC252.70 GBP0.00
Lloyds Banking Group PLC35.62 GBP0.00
National Grid PLC848.40 GBP0.00
Tesco PLC227.00 GBP0.00

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Karen Kwok

Karen Kwok  is a Reporter for Morningstar.co.uk

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